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FOX
Sep 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the big issues at the center of president obama's and mitt romney's campaigns today. l. plus high honors for a stanford professor. the research that earned him an ig-nobel prize. you got this, righ i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. ñsxóxgñ sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. . >>> an overnight single car crash in palo alto sent several people to the hospital early this morning. the highway patrol says the car was traveling north on highway 101 just before 3:00 a.m., when it went off the highway and into the bushes near the san antonio road off-ramp. there is no word on the extent of the injuries or what caused that crash. >>> the sonoma raceway has hosted a lot of events over the years, but today's races with a first. alex savidge is live to tell us about the international sport that has finally come to the u.s. >> the hot topic at sonoma was the world touring car championship. this is a s
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the american people who need work. >> while campaigning today in iowa, romney said president obama doesn't know what he's doing when it comes to the economy. he claims those 96,000 jobs created last month weren't enough. and fresh off the final night of the democratic national convention, president obama is campaigning in iowa and new hampshire. he says republicans in congress are not doing enough to help reduce the high unemployment rate. >> if the republicans are serious about being concerned about joblessness, we could create a million new jobs right now. if congress would pass the jobs plan that i sent to them a year ago. jobs for teachers, job for construction workers, jobs for folks who have been looking for work for a long time. >> 4.6 million jobs have been added since president obama took office. but he says that is not good enough. more jobs need to be created faster. >>> republican vice vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in the middle of a fund raising swing in the west. tickets for the breakfast tomorrow at brent jones' home costs $4,000 per person. paul ryan is d
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
washington, president obama and the first lady observed a month of silence on the south lawn. the obamas later layed a white ploarl wroaght and visited wounded soldiers at walter reed center. >> the best threng you can say about art modell is he made us forget our time without football. art modell may have been the only man to pull this off. >> owners and executives all gathered in park heights to bid farewell to one of pro football's visionaries. ravens players like joe flacco, ray rice and others, art modell changed the game and the men who played it. >> there is no jim brown. there is no baltimore ravens if there's no modell. the question he leaves today, if you did nothing else in life, what will you fight for? what legacy will you leave. >> reporter: modell helped the league break new ground, unionize and moving the two leagues into one and it would push the game's later to new heights. >> it's appropriate that last night, here in baltimore, the ravens hosted monday night football, one of the great success stories in televisn history. part and pete roselle created monday night footb
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
climbed to $24 at the close. that is a gain of 41%. >>> president obama today told a forum that he supports comprehensive immigration reform and the dream act. >> that stands in contrast to the other candidate who would veto the dream act and uncertain about what his plan for immigration reform would be and whose -- considers the arizona law a modern for the nation. >> president obama admitted he failed to keep his promise to enact immigration reform law in his first term but said he deadant have support to do so -- didn't have support to do so. president obama arrives in san francisco october 8. he was back here in july and his visit triggered street protests. >> mitt romney will be in the bay area tomorrow for a fundraiser on the peninsula. mitt romney will attend a private $50,000 per person dinner. today mitt romney continued his campaign swing through florida and he took direct aim at president obama's politics. >> his political philosophy is one of redistribution. i am not talking about people in need. >> he said it is a foreign concept and not part of the american experience
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
did not happen. >>> president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney held campaign appearances today in ohio. >> the president spoke to cheering students at bowling green university. president obama said mitt romney and republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan are big believers in top down economics. >> they think that if we spend another $5 trillion on tax cuts that favor the wealthiest that -- don't boo. vote. vote. >> today staffers confirmed reports that starting sunday the president will spend three days in nevada. >> mitt romney at a rally, he said the u.s. has far too many government training programs. >> $18 billion on these programs but too often they don't match the needs of the people. i want to take those dollars and send them back to the states so they can fashion the programs to meet the needs of their own workers. >> mitt romney told workers that president obama's policies have failed to produce new jobs and it is time to get a new coach. here toured that plant also. new numbers show mitt romney faces a uphill battle in several states. the pol
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney mocs president obama's comment that there would be bumps in the road for arab nations. >> bumbs in the -- bumps in the road. 20,000 people have been killed in syria. we have pakistan -- [ music playing ] >> he spoke in colorado today. he said the president foreign policy should not be at the mercy of events over seas. president obama was asked about violence in countries. president obama released a new political ad. >> it shows he is out of touch. if he thinks half of the country feels like victims. >> it mitt romney said 47% of voters are dependent on the government and see themselves as victims. mitt romney said that is not the campaign, that was me. >>> sad news from the national zoo in washington, d.c. a panda cub has died. why zoo keepers are concerned about the cub's mother. >> a memorial for those killed on flight 93. the reason it might not be completed. >> a science experiment with beach trash, researchers trying to find out what might have come from japan. >> tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real
FOX
Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
sasaki, live at sfo. >>> switching from the romney campaign to the obama campaign they moved to a bigger office in oakland today. it's located at frank ogawa plaza across the street from city hall. they moved from telegraph avenue and 16th street. volunteer coordinators say the campaign office sits in the congressional district that had the biggest margin of victory for mr. obama back in 2008. >>> david stevenson live in san francisco with a unique bond shared by pets and their new owners. >> reporter: they used to call the program puppies for panhandlers. and they say that's not exactly the case. it's graduation day for four san francisco dogs and eight humans in the city's woof program. >> i'm so happy i had the chance to say that i love him. >> reporter: woof stands for wonderful opportunities for occupants and fidos. they paid 50 to $75 a week to train special needs dogs for adoption. >> they were so scared submissive, urinating and the whole bit. you would not know that today. they're jumping on your laps. >> the goal was to save animals and provide skills to people living on
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: president obama has deployed troops equipped for combat, lib why and yemen to defend u.s. citizens and property. the anti-american activity it is feared it will worsen across the m. me after days of protest and violence. the police in riot gear launched tear gas to a sea of protestors in cairo. many here say the movie is denigrating the prophet muhammad. ahead of friday's clashes, the president spoke for more than seven minutes on state tv trying to calm tensions. >>> now for some local perspective on the protest in the maine and the movie that sparked the deadly violence, tune in to square off this sunday. the show hosted is dive ing into the latest events overseas. square off airs here on abc 2 at 11:00 a.m. sunday. >>> and the chicago teachers' strike appears to be headed to a resolution after nearly a week. the negotiators returned with a framework in place that could end the strike. both sides are not calling the deal a final contract, but they say the negotiations were productive. >> it was a really, really long night. we believe, i think, that it was beneficial. i
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
safety. >> reporter: foreign service officers around the world are on high alert. president obama ordered increased security due to concerns that the rest could spread. >> every day all across the world, american diplomats and civilians work tirelessly to advance the interest and values of our nation. >> reporter: the president showed his appreciation. u.s. officials feared the protest may have been triggered by this antimuslim low budget film. it was produced in the u.s. there is absolutely no justification to this type of sense lings violence -- none. >> reporter: the president said the libya attack was carried out by a rogue group of militants and it will not damage the relationship with the libyan government, which is vowed as cooperation. >> thank you. about 90 minutes ago the associated press said youtube blocked that video. >>> hundreds of police officers from around the region packed a joppa town church to say gob to corporal charles licato. corral licato died when his cruiser went off the road. he is being remembered today by friends, family and colleagues as a fearless o
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
lead, calling the two tied. the obama camp is streaming the entire convention, gavel to gavel online. >>> governor martin o'malley is expanding remarks he made about the state of the country over the weekend. o'malley told face the nation that people are not better off than they were four years ago. but this morning the governor said we are better off as a country because we're creating jobs rather than losing. o'malley will speak at the democratic national convention. >>> well, for many women, labor day is the day they spent in labor giving birth to their children. it's aimed at improving a turn nal healthcare. locally members of improving birth choices gathered at the columbia mall this morning to speak out on the need for women to seek as much information on birthing options before they make choices. >> we have a voice. if you're going to choose cesarean, make sure what the real outcome is. ask for evidence-based information. >> things like convenient cesareans and when someone offers you that option and doesn't explain all the risks, it's easy to make that choice. >> the group is
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
shortage of teachers. >>> the obama administration is forcing illegal immigrants out of the country at record levels. a new homeland security report said last year they detained 429,000 illegal immigrants. u.s. immigration and customs enforcement also removed 188,000 known criminals from the united states. supporters say more needs to be done to help immigrants who want to stay in the united states. >> we need workers. we don't have a good system to admit them legally. >> homeland security say the number of people trying to cross the boarder dropped to a 40 year low but the administration still needs to do more to address the 12 million illegal immigrants thought to be living in the united states. >>> here in milpitas, compassion and concern for a store clerk killed during a robbery this weekend. the latest details police just released half hour ago. >> a coast guard crew had a busy weekend saving six people in a single day. we will show you some of the rescue video coming up. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> there is
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
taylor and talked politics and their support for president obama. >> we know what the situation was before we, you know, before president obama was elected and -- you know, lot of the things he said he would do he did. >> reporter: many from california who this morning celebrated nancy pelosi and her 25 years of public service. mayor ed lee is here. >> appeal to the asian voters who see me as the first asian mayor of a major city and do my part. i think it is essentially. >> reporter: nancy pelosi is hoping a strong turn out for president obama will lead to the long shot retaking the of house. 25 seats are needed. >> we think the driver for 25 is doable. we think california is essential to it. >> at the time warner cable arena, ken pritchett sent these pictures. you see first lady michelle obama, she is set to speak tomorrow. on wednesday bill clinton will address the crowd as will kamala harris. >>> john burton infuriated republicans earlier today. he compared them to joseph. telling the big lie. he said people will believe a lie if it is repeated often, later he apalogized. ktvu's
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
news. >> our coverage will continue through tomorrow and all of our newscasts. president obama is set to make his address and ktvu will carry his speech live. you can always find live streaming coverage online by going to www.ktvu.com. >>> mitt romney made a brief public appearance today. he stopped at a building supply shop in west lebanon, new hampshire, shook hands with the owner of the store and spoke with party officials. he has been off the campaign trail this week as he prepares for three upcoming debates with president obama. by contrast, paul ryan is hitting the campaign trail hard this week. he rallied supporters in iowa today, noting that former president bill clinton is tonight's featured speaker at the democratic national convention. >> my guess is we'll get a great rendition of how good things were in the 1990's but we're not gonna hear much about how things have been in the last four years. >> ryan also acknowledged that president obama did inherit a tough economic situation but he said the president should have turned things around by now. >>> same sex unions could
FOX
Sep 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
day for democrats. ryan was in florida where he focused on attacking obama's record and promoting romney's business skills. >>> romney canceled his visit to colorado after a small plane crash there. his campaign said he didn't want to interfere with the investigation. instead he stayed in massachusetts to prepare for the upcoming debates. >>> both candidates had a busy campaign. obama will campaign in ohio tomorrow. followed by a fundraising trip to new york. it'll be his first stop in wisconsin since congressman paul ryan landed on the gop ticket. as we mentioned romney comes to southern california tomorrow to speak to latino voters. he goes to utah, texas and florida as well this week for fundraising trips. >> today the los angeles times is expanding on a previous report of sexual abuse with in the boy scouts. the paper said it did a more extensive review of 1600 private files from 1970 to 1991 and found that scout officials failed to report incidents of abuse to police in more than 500 cases and tried to conceal more than 100 of those cases. scout officials responded to the rep
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
focus of the upcoming presidential debate, the first debate between president obama and republican nominee romney will be dominated by the economy. debate moderator jim has released a list of topics the two candidates will discuss. and the first three of the debates will focus on the economy. the two candidates face off october 3 at the university of denver in colorado. >>> the food industry hit a 17- -year high last year. commercial fishermen caught 10.1 billion pounds of fish and shellfish. it's 23% more in weight and 17% more in value than 2010. alaska topped the list in both quantity and value. the report says that fish populations are rebuilding, although a number of fisheries remain in trouble. >>> the u.s. senate will be considering a bill that could motivate companies to reestablish their call centers on u.s. soil. the legislation would require that overseas operators tell customers where they're located. companies that send their calls abroad would also be inel i believe for federal grants and loans. sherrod brown introduced the bill today. >> if the people answer the phon
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
public health is at risk. >> the government spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they say more than 1,000 homeowners paid upwards of $3.1 million to him. >> today the governor signed a bill that will get the next generation of clean clergy vehicles to use state carpool lanes to free this as area is around the state test high occupancy toll lanes. they will issue them to set aside clean air vehicle that will grant solo drivers access to the lanes. >> we are live in san francisco here and coming up in just two minutes we continue to follow the crowd as they celebrate 20 years of the critical mass bike ride and protest. >> and a community in mourning tonight after an 11-year-old was hit and kildare riding her bike. the reason the little girl may have been riding on that road ye
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, vice president joe biden and then president obama will accept the nominations and try to convince the country why he should be reelected. ken joins us live from charlotte. >> reporter: the california delegates that we talked to said they do not expect president obama to spend much time tangling with republicans. >> ♪ ♪ in my mind i'm going to carolina ♪ >> reporter: even with the likes of south carolina favorite james taylor, there are no greater stars than the thousands of delegates and guests in this arena than tonight's main speakers. >> that's a no-brainer. we want to hear from obama. >> joe biden is a firecracker and i always love hearing him speak. >> biden sometimes has slipups but i'm sure he's gone through the speech multiple times. >> reporter: vice presidential convention speeches typically try to gut the opposition, but the tone may be different, since biden is speaking on the same night as the president. >> i don't think you're going to see that. i think this president has decided what you heard from bill clinton last night. >> reporter: president obama thanked pres
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
president obama condemned in the strongest terms the deadly attack and vowed justice. >> today we mourn for more american whose represent the best of the united states of america. we will not waver in our commitment to see justice is done for this terrible act and make no mistake, justice will be done. >> the president ordered the american flag at the white house to be flow at half-staff. president obama also noted the four who lost their lives exemptlified america's request for freedom. the victims are also remembered on capitol hill today. >>> u.s. ambassador to libya is condemning the acts. he spoke about chris stevens. he said it mark as sad day for -- marks a sad day for him. >> he visited the libyans, eat with them, sit with them and very enthusiastic about the relations. >> he said that libya is still coping with the chaos left behind by moammar gadhafi and emphasized the country still needs the help of the united states. our coverage continues in 25 minutes, we take you to a mosque, what some muslims told us about the repercussions it could have on them. >>> after months of spec
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
chief for some answers. >>> later this evening, first lady michelle oe -- oe -- obama will be the main speaker during the democratic national convention. they're also expecting the appearance of a rising star in the democratic convention. evening ken. >> to justify calling camela harris a rising star, all you have to do is look at her schedule. she is just one of a few speakers who has a coveted prime time speaking spot. >>> shortly after the democratic national convention got under way -- >> on behalf of the great state of california, i thank you for the privilege to be here. >> reporter: california's attorney general camilla harris took to the stage. our state's delegates see her future as bright. >> yeah, i think she could be governor. >> reporter: she spoke today a minor address and is expected to deliver her main speech in prime time tomorrow night. >> i am very humble and proud and honored to have been asked to speak at the convention. >> reporter: harris spoke before the california delegation this morning per perhaps a preview of her convention speech. >> we have the fact that u
FOX
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> busy day on the campaign trail. president obama attended two rallies in ohio. he said he is fighting back against chinese auto subsidies. >> when other countries don't play by the rules we have done something about it. we brought more trade cases against china than the previous administration did in two. and every case that has been decided we won. >> they ask the world trade organization to stop illegal subsidies for the chinese auto industry. they say they give them an unfair advantage. >> mitt romney spent time in los angeles today. he spoke that chamber of commerce where he accused president obama of breaking his promise. >> president obama created what he call as stop gap measure. those are his words for children who were brought her illegally. instead of playing politics with the children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> he says he opposes amnesty because it weakens the u.s. system. >>> weather related days at san francisco international airport are clearing up now. low visibility due to morning fog and clouds. at the peak from noon to 3:00 p.m., 50 flights were
FOX
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
but that obama had failed. >> reporter: the dean of public policy henry brady said there is was nothing in his performance romney can use. >> it was remarkable that he was given permission to do whatever he wanted. >> reporter: he now has a chance to redeem himself at least as a film maker. even before the president alley election his next movie about baseball opens september 21st. reporting live. >> all right. you heard what brown had to say about him. in 24 minutes the former mayor of san francisco explns why you will not be seeing him in charlotte for next week's democratic convention. why he has no desire to make take trip. >>> clint won cheers for suggesting the afghanistan war was a mistake but people are noting how the candidates had nothing to say about the war on terror. romney became the first republican since 1952 to accept his nomination without mentioning war. even in times of peace. >> fresh off his speech at the convention, romney today hit the campaign trail. >> you are going to have to go find a person or two who voted for obama. i know they are here. right ther
FOX
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
obama he said he studied the economy in school, and lived it for 25 years. president obama today campaigned in colorado telling supporters there education was the key to his success. >> a mixed kid from hawaii, born to a single mom is not likely to become president of the united states but in america it could happen because of education. >> the president said critics who claim america is undecane is wrong. -- in decline is wrong. polls gives the president a lead in colorado. >>> a wanted man, why there is a arrest warrant out for a member of a bay area rock band. >> from pavement to paradise, the plans the city has for this piece of property in san francisco. >>> those super sized drinks are banned in most spots in new york city. the city's board passed the rule today butting a 16-ounce limit on non-diet soda and other drinks. it applies to -- this is a necessary move to fight the obesity emdem-- epidemic. >>> people across the southwest were in for a surprise. before sun rise these twisted cloud formations appeared and people from phoenix to las vegas could see them and that tri
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
estimates come from public records. all of this comes as the obama administration has been trying to find ways to keep them from using force to stop the program. >>> virginia was the focus for both campaigns today. republican presidential candidate mitt romney appeared in the washington, d.c. suburb of springfield. he said the rate of economic growth in the united states is 1/4 of russia. president obama campaigned in virginia beach. they released a plan based on a new economic patriotism. it could create 1 million manufacturing jobs and increase education jobs. >>> a new plan to keep financially troubled city college of san francisco from closing. why some say the proposals go too far. >> the regular referees are back, we will have reaction from fans and why some say the damage from the lock out can't be reversed. iyoyoyomÑñóóç [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch mo
FOX
Sep 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
debris was landing on it. in news the obama campaign is a ceusing republicans of lying about the president's record during the gop convention. >> they blamed the president for not -- for closing an auto plant in wisconsin that closed under president bush. they blamed him for cutting medicare when paul ryan included those same savings in his budget. the president put the money back into medicare but ryan used for tax cuts for the rich. >> the romney campaign described romney's convention speech as a home run. he said the speech was meant to introduce romney to millions of voter who hadn't seen him until he took the stage. >> charlotte north carolina is getting ready for this week's democratic national convention. the president is previewing his speech during campaign stops ahead of the turn at the podium on thursday. craig boswell has the latest. >> democrats, delegates and journeyists come in for the national convention. the president barely won north carolina in 2008 and is looking to keep it in the win this time aroundt. kicks off just days after romney addressed a short republ
FOX
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> an exclusive new ktvu field poll shows president obama is maintaining a wide lead over romney. 58% said they will vote for president obama and vice president joe biden. while only 34% plan to vote for romney and paul ryan. state voters are more optimistic about the direction of our country. 52% said the country is going in the right direction. 41% believe it is seriously off on the wrong track. last november, just 19% thought the u.s. was headed in the right direction. while 70% said it was on the wrong track. >>> the state of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi is now in the hands of the ethics board. all this stems from an altercation last year between mirkarimi and his wife that left her armed bruised. >>> redwood city police have released this surveillance video in hopes of catching this man. you see him go to the backyard then opens the home through an unlocked door. police say the burglar took electronic items as well as some jewelry. now there is a reward in this case and anyone with information is asked to call redwood city police. >>> the alameda sheriff's department is
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president's record on the economy. >> president obama is moving america forward not back. >> the governor also said it's an opportunity to brag about maryland saying we are home to the number one public school system in america. in four years o'malley may be speaking as a candidate. it's been widely speculated he could run in 2016. >>> the next five days will be fun. first the yankees. cal gets his statue tomorrow and then the ravens open monday night. jamie? >> how will i make this through the next five days. ray lewis will come ot of that tunnel for his 17th season. for the first time in recent memory the ravens are sharing the spotlight with the orioles. i want you to listen to arthur johns who talks about oral closer jim johnson. >> we're from the same hold time. we have the same friends, same teachers in high school. it's cool. it's imponing to be our -- going to be our game monday night. >> listen to this. torrey smith tweeted to adam jones saying he was planning on coming to the game. adam said come on out. the ravens play the bengals monday night to open up the season. >>
CBS
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
after the shooting. >> tonight, what michele obama needs to do to convince the nation that her husband deserves a second term and why she might make the president cry >> sunshine for many of you, the golden gate is one of the exceptions. coming up in weather, find out why a stormed down by mexico will have an impact on our weather as soon as tomorrow >> clearing the way for space shuttle endeavor but not everyone is happy a,, i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> the dnc is underway right now in charlotte >> first lady michelle obama is tonight's featured speaker. >> the democrats have their party st
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
hail marys. give me a break. >> how often does paul ryan agree with barack obama? he says the latest in a series of bad blood on calls all season by replacement referee >> is making it hard to watch >> who are they and what do they stink so bad? >> a lot of them are division to or division three colleges, some have come even from high- school >> high-school referee and mike says ones with better jobs worry they would not get those jobs back later, being labeled as union busters >> for a lot of them is the only shop they might get to the nfl >> so what are they so bad? the games they referee are not awful like these >> it takes two full years to get acclimated to the speed of that game because everything happens at 90 m.p.h. >> the nfl wants to give referees who are part-timers at 401 k instead of their current pension and the right to bench one that they think is doing poorly. the current average salary is $150,000 part time but the nfl does make $9 billion per year. >> $9 billion per year they make, that is more than most south american countries have for their economy. last night t
CBS
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> president obama acknowledged the jobs number as he headed back on the campaign trail. fresh off his nomination acceptance speech, he headed to the battleground state of new hampshire and urged lawmakers to pass his bill in order to put more people back to work. >> if the republicans are serious about being concerned about joblessness, we could create 1 million new jobs right now if congress would pass a jobs plan that i sent to them one year ago >> even though the august labor report failed to meet expectations, the white house emphasized this was the 30th straight month that more jobs were added. in the midwest mitt romney hammered the president on the slow recovery. criticize the president's convention speech and also focused on the jobs report. he pointed out that while new jobs were added, hundreds of thousands more left the labour force last month >> the see the jobs report by the way? 95,000 i believe new jobs created an almost 400,000 people dropped out of the work force altogether >> his running mate paul ryan will make a brief stop in the bay area tomorrow set to attend a f
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
viewing parties and you can see the detailed map of the flyover. >> president obama will head back to the bay area this month. his campaign confirmed to will be fund-raising on october 8th. today he and his republican rival were in florida working hard for the hispanic vote. in a form with univision he touted his deferred action program for young undocumented immigrants and he has blamed republicans for failure to push through comprehensive immigration reform. mitt romney dismissed all of that as politics. he trails the president by a wide margin among hispanic voters. today he has his eye on another important voting bloc, promising seniors in sarasota that he would reverse the president's medicare cuts. >> have you ever noticed results of people can be different even when the topic is the same? grace lee explains why >> there have been multiple pulls out specifically for proposition 30, a tax increase for education that the governor wants to pass. most say that it looks like it will pass with more than 50 percent approval including a field poll today so how could our survey u.s. pole
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the anniversary of 911. >> president obama started the day with a moment of silence on the white house lawn. he and the first lady lady wreath at the pentagon or 184 people were killed. >> this is never an easy day but it is especially difficult for all of you. the families of nearly 3000 innocent people who lost their lives, mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, sons and daughters. they were taken from us suddenly and far too soon >> and pennsylvania vice- president joe biden offered comfort to those killed on united flight 93. the passengers and crew members are remembered as heroes. they stormed the cockpit where the hijackers had taken charge, prompting them to take the plane down in a field. because of that a planned attack was thwarted. flight 93 was supposed to land safely in san francisco that day and just like years past, families of those killed gathered in union city to pay tribute. >> the names of 40 passengers and crew were read aloud at the memorial. their names are etched in stone monuments. many of the victims lived in or had ties to the bay area. flags at all 43 san
CBS
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
would staple a green card to their diploma >> president obama told voters he is fighting back against chinese auto subsidies >> these directly harm working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. it is not right, it is against rules and we will not let it stand >> the timing and location of the announcement is no coincidence. ohio is a crucial swing state but thousands of jobs tied to the auto industry >> the iphone 5 set record sales. at&t says it sold more of the new iphone than any of the other previous models. apple expects to have most of them delivered by friday but since demand has exceeded initial supply, some will not arrive until october. flight delays climb to an all- time high in july. that one month saw more delays than the last eight months combined. one international flight was even delayed for more than four hours and is subject to a fine of more than $27,000 per passenger. united airlines was the worst. at least some of the delays were blamed on summer storms >> annoyed by telemarketers? you're not alone. complaints have triple
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
president no matter what >> the obama campaign is wasting no time releasing this ad today >> i actually felt sick to my stomach >> on the late show with david letterman the president addressed an episode that airs tonight >> when i won in 200847% of the american people did not vote for me and what i said on election night was even though you didn't vote for me, i hear your voices and i will work as hard as i can to be your president. my expectation is that if you want to be president you need to work for everybody, not just some. >> the mitt romney camp is trying to change the conversation. earlier today he says he believes in free people. >> the teacher strike is over and chicago teachers will return to the classrooms tomorrow. they agreed to spend their seven day strike while they consider a contract deal. teachers walked out last week over issues such as benefits and evaluation procedures. that strike with 350,000 students idled just days after returning from their summer break. a dismal forecast, the obesity problem is not going to get better. >> this is bad news, researche
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
president obama's except in speech in a 74,000 seat stadium. people will be able to hear him in the arena tomorrow night but more than 40,000 people expected to be there are being told they will need to old viewing parties at home. crews are tearing down the stage at bankamerica stadium where the president was supposed party's nomination. the threat of severe weather forced convention planners to move the program inside >> we want to be sitting inside, outside when it is pouring down rain so it makes sense >> oh my god, you don't know how many disappointed people there are. there are some many people from all over the country who are coming down just for that event. >> the president arrived in charlotte today and will now speak from the time warner cable arena. >> it didn't work out so that means we need to be four times as enthusiastic to our knight >> bill clinton will be here tomorrow night to place the name for a second nomination >> bill clinton still carries a lot of weight >> tonight, malia expects the former president to focus on the economy >> i think the american people wh
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Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
obama has moved out of the margin of error in the swing states so it will now be much harder for romney to see a path, a strategic path to victory. >> most voters identify the economy and jobs as the number- one issue. in this poll, all three swing states pennsylvania ohio and florida have a majority of voters choosing the president as their man to lead the charge, something we have not seen before >> notice that he has managed to weather the concern about the economy largely because romney has not convinced people that he will be a preferable alternative. >> presidential campaigns are character tests >> he is a campaign strategist and has worked with both bill and hillary clinton and al gore and he says it is not over yet >> particularly in the age of replacement referee is that we see in the nfl, the obama campaign should not be celebrating in the end zone too early. >> after republican nominee mitt romney was seen talking about the 47 percent who do not pay income taxes in a secret recording >> last week for romney will arguably go down as one of the worst week's presidential
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
gave their lives for our country and our values. >> the obama's administration is pushing back against a british newspaper report that the state department and credible information about the attack 48 hours before it happened. >> the story is absolutely wrong. we were not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the u.s. mission was planned or imminent. >> violent demonstrations against the anti his lawn film spread across the moslem world friday. protesters breached the grounds of the u.s. embassy it indonesia and sudan, which they agree mom's ripping down the american flag and replacing it with a black flag of muslim extremists. >> for the very latest on information about the attacks and more from the ceremony honoring the americans, though tore website cbssf.com. at a rally in ohio mitt romney ask supporters to join him in a tribute to the americans killed in libya. republican presidential nominee held a moment of silence after reading the victims' names aloud. also, president obama is holding onto its slim lead in its effort to hold onto his job. a
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
out to a little bit more than 14%. this afternoon president obama paid his campaign pitch to seniors. president told the crowd on a satellite video that republican proposals to revise medicare would mean higher out-of-pocket costs for seniors. speaking at the same conference, paul ryan pledged that mitt romney would repeal the president's health-care law. >> a bay area race with a dirty problem. we have the test results just in showing how safe the water is for swimmers. >> the forecast has warmed up. temperatures have gone up and it is the weekend. >> [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. >> tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in a new way of a violen
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Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
his >>> president obama in new york tuesday he addresses the united nations general assembly >>> and a new discovery may lead to treatments of breast cancer >>> paul deanno will do something weather wise that we have not done and more than two months not the sunshine, wait until you see the temperature change >>> no matter how healthy tridymite lunch what your packing in could be toxic to hidden danger,,,,,,,,,, >>> starting today is scientist james the weather look good breast cancer >>> there may be a new way to attack it and one day up your dr. kim mulvihill with the story >>> 36 year-old heidi is a high risk for breast cancer >>> both my mother and grandmother are survivors >>> she does monthly exams but still worries >>> i love there to be a guarantee if i find i have and i will be ok >>> results of a study of breast cancer genetics could offer hope scientists have identified for distinct types of breast cancer one couldn't resembled ovarian cancer it could suggest the dna matters breast cancer surgeon says a new way of thinking about cancer and treatment. >>> it shows us what m
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> his campaign 2012 and president but obama and vice- president joe biden will accept their nominations tonight. randall pinkston in charlotte north carolina with more on the final night of the democratic national convention. >>> we will hear from joe biden this week to take care of that tonight the president obama will talk about taxes we've seen an excerpt he said voters face a clear choice for a fundamentally different vision where america should go. final day of the democratic convention packed with star power. ♪ >>> they gear up for president obama's to except his nomination >>> he will not get at the ball park >>> the president has a lot to show for his first term as and the show that to voters >>> he must give a complete list of his accomplishments it is an extremely long list >>> president obama expected to focus on the economy vernon blackwell says he deserves more time to help unemployed americans >>> he needs to finish the work that he started >>> campaign advisers say president obama will bring a positive message to the audience and talk specifics about building a stronger
CBS
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. president obama is on his way to north carolina for the democratic national convention. >> with his wife by his side mitt romney thank his supporters at the tampa airport >> florida gave me the votes i needed to become the nominee >> he asked them to recruit disillusioned obama supporters to the rahm ticket >> we want to be held accountable for the promises we made last night and the night before. all right and and i both spoke to the american people about what it said he flew to more wins to visit damage from hurricane isaac >> it draws attention to what is going on here so people around the country know that folks need help >> the obama campaign was also on the road in taking issue with republican speeches in tampa. vice-president joe biden met with workers in the battleground state of ohio. he refuted all rind's claimed that president obama did not keep his promise when did gm plant in his home town shut down >> what he didn't townie tell you is the plan in jamestown actually closed when president bush was still in office >> president obama address troops in help pass the tax is thanking
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
condolences to the families of those killed and then he criticized president obama in the midst of the unfolding international crisis. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statement sympathizing with those who breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions >> romney said instead of speaking out forcefully against the initial breach, he seemed to sympathize with the attacks by issuing a statement he called a can to an apology. in an interview with cbs news president obama said ann romney did not have his facts right. >> there is a broader lesson to be learned here. governor romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and eighth and later and as president one of the things i've learned is that you cannot do that >> when asked if the remark was irresponsible, the president said he would let the american people be the judge of that. you can see more of this interview with president obama tonight on the cbs evening news right after this newscast. we have continuing coverage on the ambassador killed on air and on line, you can find the latest on cbssf.com. our ex
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
who might have been offended ". more of that interview is on our website. president obama is defending himself against republican claims that the country is still headed downhill. the next few days will be all about the next four years in pushing for four more. >> charlotte is throwing a big party. before the democrats get down to business. actor and singer jeff bridges entertained the crowd at carolina fest and thousands of people collected pins t-shirts and other souvenirs celebration >> i think it is a great opportunity for people to come out and be together. >> democrats like kurt clay are having fun but also eager for the convention to begin. >> this is a magical moment not just for the african-american community but for all of america. i believe what the president has done for us has put us on the right path. >> north carolina is struggling with unemployment well above 9%. as president obama makes his way here he is on the defensive about the economy in toledo, the president rejected republican claims that the country is not better off than when he took office >> i bet you, i mak
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
prayer in the middle east. thursday president obama said he ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night, violence at the u.s. consulate in libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported they have made some arrests >> i saw those press reports before i came down, i was not able to confirm them, but it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward >> the fbi opened an investigation as officials try to sort out whether this is a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. a government source says the fbi is sending investigators to germany to interview libyan and u.s. consulate personnel who were evacuated. >> charlie d'agata got a first look inside the u.s. compound where the attack took place. his report is coming up next on the cbs evening news. today, president obama promised swift retribution for the attack >> i want people around the world to hear me, to all those who would do us harm, no act of terrorism will go unpunished >> the president made the comments during a campaign
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
third day in a row, president obama and mitt romney campaign in the same state. the president promoted a new plan for jobs promotion in virginia beach while romney focused on the debt in springfield. >> california voters will consider to measures to raise taxes for education. which one is better for schools? >> is hard to say which one is exactly better for schools because it depends on what your view of what works best in government. do you think should handle the money, who do you trust and how much you want to pay? let's compare proposition 38 and 30 >> guarantees politicians cannot touch it >> proposition 38 is waging a new campaign to funnel billions to our schools. attorney molly maunder is the biggest backer spending $20 million of art. she says the money will not go to the general fund but directly to the schools k through 12 and to early childhood programs. >> the money in 38 for the schools is barricaded from sacramento >> prop. 38 would raise the income taxes for almost anyone on a sliding scale. $75,000, you pay $1,082. 150,000, shell out 2700 in taxes and this wil
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